Solukhumbu. The road to the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, has been named ‘Ngimdorji Sherpa Tourist Road’.
Khumbupasanglamu village municipality Spokesperson Lhakpachiri Sherpa said that the road from Kharikhola to Nachipang is named after Sherpa. A meeting of the village executive committee on Sunday decided to name the road after Chairman Sherpa.
Spokesperson Sherpa said that the road was named after the chairman for the development of Khumbu area including the motorable Miteri Bridge of Dudhkoshi Orlanghat as the lifeline connecting the Everest region and the road connecting the village center. The distance of the road from Kharikhola to the village municipality center is 50 kilometers.
In the first local level election, the then CPN-UML had carried out a clean sweep in Khumbupasanglamu village due to Chairman Sherpa. The people of Khumbu have said that Sherpa, who has created an image as a great youth leader in the Khumbu region, is seen as a popular leader.
Along with his political career, Sherpa led the Chaurikharka intermediate zone of the Everest National Park in the Khumbu region for a long time. At the local level in Nepal, Khumbupasanglamu ranks first in the list of revenue collectors in the tourism sector. Revenue of Rs 2,000 per tourist has been collected through the activism of Chairman Sherpa.